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A short history of astronomy from earliest times through the nineteenth century by Arthur Berry

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-416) and indexes.

Statementby Arthur Berry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB15 .B53 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 440 p., [25] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5818263M
ISBN 100486202100
LC Control Number61003503
OCLC/WorldCa853845

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